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Child & Youth Safe Organisations Framework


For children and young people to be safe in our community, they need to be safe in our organisations. That’s why we need to work together to create and maintain Child and Youth Safe Organisations.

The Child and Youth Safe Organisations Framework will apply to a wide range of Tasmanian organisations that engage with children and young people from 1 July 2024. Compliance is required by law in accordance with the Child and Youth Safe Organisations Act 2023.

The Framework sets out clear expectations for:

  • how these organisations prioritise and promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people
  • how they respond when there are concerns about a persons behaviour towards children and young people

Broadly speaking, the Framework can be likened to workplace health and safety, in that it represents ongoing best-practice as opposed to a time-limited or temporary set of activities.

Centres will already have plans and practices in place that meet the requirements of being a child and youth safe organisation. Below are some resources to support Centres and volunteers in working towards compliance and to help create awareness.


Complete the Child Safe Sport online course by visiting the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian